These wonderful 20 gram glass jars start with a base of tree saps that are ground into a powder form, combined with herbs, spices, charcoal and aromatic woods which are all blended into a powder. Then honey and aromatic oils are added to enhance the specific scent. This incense can be used without charcoal. Spoon a Small amount into a mound shape, light the tip, gently blow out the flame and let it slowly release its fragrance. Use with charcoal for stronger scent. Combine with other fragrances for a customized experience.